The table below looks at the statistics for GCIA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 194 230 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Contract jobs citing GCIA 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.014% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.090% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £280 -
% change year-on-year
+32.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
906 1112 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.38% 15.11% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 777 699
Average daily rate £448 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCIA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GCIA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCIA across the City of London region.

GCIA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GCIA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GCIA.

1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (100.00%) GIAC
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CNA
2 4 (66.67%) Novell Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) Sun
5 1 (16.67%) Linux

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GCIA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Information Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Specialist
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) GIAC
2 4 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CNA
2 4 (66.67%) Novell Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sun